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AirSpaceX presents flying electric taxi

Airspace Experience Technologies has revealed a sub-scale model of its autonomous, electric VTOL aircraft, “MOBi-ONE,” designed to autonomously takeoff like a helicopter, fly like a plane, and transport passengers or cargo between urban centers, suburbs, and airports within 60 miles. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

GM to make autonomous car without steering wheel or pedals in 2019

General Motors filed a Safety Petition with the Department of Transportation for its fourth-generation self-driving Cruise AV, the first production-ready vehicle built from the start to operate safely on its own, with no driver, steering wheel, pedals or manual controls. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Robotic luggage on the horizon

Travelmate is the first true fully autonomous suitcase. It works seamlessly in crowds and doesn’t require any extra peripherals. Travelmate integrates with your smartphone to accomplish complex tasks that no other suitcase can do. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Battery electric plane takes flight in Australia

The first serially-built Pipistrel Alpha Electro took flight in Australia. The aircraft took off from Perth’s Jandakot Airport and conducted two circuits around Jandakot and went on to complete another seven hours of flying over the following two days. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Study boosts hope for cheaper fuel cells

Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes or modified graphene nanoribbons may be suitable replacements for platinum for fast oxygen reduction, the key reaction in fuel cells that transform chemical energy into electricity, according to Rice University researchers. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Self-driving rides in Las Vegas

Aptiv and Lyft announce a partnership to demonstrate a first-of-its-kind fully automated point-to-point ride-hailing experience in Las Vegas. Torc Robotics also offers autonomous rides. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Collaboration to build hybrid tug

Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce a collaboration with Sanmar Shipyards in Istanbul, Turkey to build an innovative tugboat with a hydraulic hybrid propulsion system. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Project aimed at doubling range of next generation EVs

Nexeon and its partners have been awarded £7million in Innovate UK funding for a project to develop significantly better materials for Li-ion batteries. The work is an essential step to achieving electric vehicles with a range of 400 miles and above. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

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